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Even darker motive behind sex worker’s murder

April 20, 2018 | By More
Even darker motive behind sex worker’s murder

An inference could be drawn that Sainey Marong’s murderous plans were related to his unhealthy desire for necrophilia, the Crown said as the 33-year-old faced his sentencing in the High Court.

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Indefinite prison for violent sex offender

April 19, 2018 | By More
Indefinite prison for violent sex offender

One of sex offender Brent William Charlton’s treatment sessions had to be stopped when he incorporated the female psychologist into a sadistic fantasy.

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Jail term begins with $1.5m unpaid tax bill

April 18, 2018 | By More
Jail term begins with $1.5m unpaid tax bill

A businessman who admitted 44 charges is now bankrupt and cannot pay any of the $1.5 million of unpaid tax.

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CYFS carer jailed for 12 years for child sex assaults

April 18, 2018 | By More
CYFS carer jailed for 12 years for child sex assaults

“I hate you and I hope you burn in hell,” a sex abuse victim told former CYFS caregiver Rex Lawrence Wilson before the 64-year-old was jailed for 12 years.

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Supervised golf for youth who planned terrorist attack

April 17, 2018 | By More
Supervised golf for youth who planned terrorist attack

Life is feeling more positive – and golf is providing an outlet – for a teenager who once planned to commit a terrorist style attack in Christchurch.

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Second woman admits role in burglary ring

April 13, 2018 | By More
Second woman admits role in burglary ring

A second woman who has admitted her role in an organised criminal group accused of burgling 110 homes has been told to be prepared for a prison term.

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No complaints from prison bashing victim

April 13, 2018 | By More
No complaints from prison bashing victim

A gang bashing in Christchurch Men’s Prison only involved one gang – and the victim declined to make a complaint and refused medical treatment.

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Woman admits wanting to kill

April 12, 2018 | By More
Woman admits wanting to kill

A 20-year-old woman who was brandishing a kitchen knife when she chased three people for 200m along a Burwood street, told police that she wanted to kill them.

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Brain-injured driver’s error caused fatal crash

April 11, 2018 | By More
Brain-injured driver’s error caused fatal crash

A man left with a brain injury after a 2007 crash which killed his drink-driving brother has now caused a death himself when he drove through a red light while blinded by the sun.

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Moment’s inattention by driver causes carnage

April 10, 2018 | By More
Moment’s inattention by driver causes carnage

A “safe and cautious” driver’s moment of inattention killed a woman and left four people injured in a head-on smash on the highway near Waikouaiti.

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